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with the united states because we're talking to the taliban and with the president trying to get his agenda through to karzai and karzai not listening. >> meanwhile, the taliban officials in can you tar have all been closed their offices there. they are angry that officials there took down their flag and their sign after president karzai balked that the taliban were setting up a government in exile, shep. >> jennifer griffin at the pentagon. more than a dozen women and children died today when a roadside bombs hit the wrong target. local militants were trying to kill government troops. but the blast hit a cartful of villagers instead. officials said an afghan soldier opened fire on nato forces at a base in kandahar killing one slovakian soldier and wounding six others. jury selection started today in the case of the u.s. army psychiatrist who says he gunned down american soldiers to defend the taliban. major nidal hasan is charged with killing 13 people, wounding dozens more of fort hood in texas back in november of 2009. it it was the worse mass shooting at the u.s. military facility ever.
together after we leave, and i think we can conclude that, if we know that al-qaeda and the taliban are still active in pakistan, we can conclude that's the case as well, then whether we leave now or later i don't think makes a big difference. karzai's looked at -- he's reading the tea leaves, and in a time-honored afghan position, he's trying to switch sides and negotiate. jenna: some have suggested we could use the south korean model, we would leave behind a huge force, and that was going on over the last few months about what it would actually look like when we withdraw, would we leave tens of thousands of troops behind because of the situation across the border in pakistan. is that, i mean, let's say the zero option doesn't happen. >> right. jenna: then what is the alternative to that? is the south korea model an option? >> not -- i think the american public just is tired of that war, and it's probably not an option in that case. the other thing is that the south korean option, why did that work? because it was a stable and secure south korean government and a thriving south kor
the day when taliban and al qaeda retake control of afghanistan. i think that day is coming almost inevitably given the president's ill-advised policies leading to the expected drawdown to almost zero next year. leaving a token number of troops doesn't affect conditions and the ground and speeding up the withdrawal simply moves forward the time taliban retakes control. i think it' a disaster for american interests. gregg: reportedly the relationship between karzai and president obama has deteriorated. there. this is a president who wants to undertake huge diplomatic transformations all over the world but does this reflect poorly on his diplomatic skills? >> i don't have a lot of good things to say about hamid karzai. that's utterly irrelevant to what america's interests are. we are not there for hamid karzai, we are not there for the afghans we are there for us. we are there to protect at a distance against the terrorist threat posed by the taliban and al qaeda. if you have got a bad relationship with the president of a country like that you grit your teeth, smile and behave profes
planned a residual advisory force to help the afghans fight the taliban is now more real than ever. the top white house aides says it's amid building frustrations with hamid karzai. and to begin formal peace talks with the taliban in cot ter. that most military forces from the united states due to leave afghanistan by the end of 2013. it's important to remember back in january, the fred said a zero troop option in afghanistan was back on the table. after 69 military deaths this year, 2,115 over the entire war that option is now more real. and the afghan government is understanding that, and so is the pentagon. but white house officials insist no final decisions have been made. >> major garrett at the white house. thanks, major. >>> in egypt, the muslim brotherhood is calling for more protests today after the deadliest day of violence since mohamed morsi was ousted last week. holly williams is in cairo. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anthony. four other people have been killed here in the week of violent protests. the situation here in cairo here
prohibits that because it is a capital case. and then he wanted to say he was saving taliban leaders by carrying out the shooting and the court would not allow that. 13 people died here in 2009 and 30 injured. on this program, a sergeant shot five times that day described what the wait was like. >> not only the victims and survivors, but our families. now we'll get a chance to close the chapture and once again a setback in our way. >> if everything goes as planned and opening statements scheduled to begin on august 6th. it is an interesting process. >> indeed it will. thank you. the gunman's own paralysis when he was shot as he was shooting others. hassan's doctor said he can't sit more than 12 hours upright. he must have 15- 20 minute breaks for stretching every four hours and he must lift himself off of the whole chair every half an hour. it is going to be something to watch all of this play out, only adding insult to the victims and their families, hassan has collected a paycheck. he's received more than 278,000us dollars. he gets this salary because he was not proven guilty of th
with the taliban and negotiations over a long-term security deal ended abruptly. we'll talk more with cnn chief national correspondent john king coming up at the bottom of the hour. >>> could nsa leaker edward snowden's new home be venezuela? they received a formal asylum request from snowden is waiting to hear back from him. venezuela's foreign minister cautioned russia still has to weigh in on the request. snowden is believed to be hold up in a moscow airport. >>> vice president biden said to attend a funeral for the 19 fallen firefighters. the union expected to attend. the death of the hot shots considered the worst fire fighting loss since september 11th. >>> unless patriots hernandez lawyers appeal, we'll know what was seized from his home. hernandez is charged with the premeditated murder of his one-time friend odin lloyd. his associate carlos ortiz will appear in court later this morning. >>> and lastly, check out these raging floodwaters creating chaos in toronto. take a look at this double decker train, hundreds of passengers strappeded for more than five hours when the bottom deck bec
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